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FDA regulation of pharmacies has knotty history

October 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This undated image made available by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the Exserohilum rostratum fungus. The CDC said Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 tests have shown Exserohilum fungus in 10 people sickened in the current fungal meningitis outbreak. It’s a common mold found in soil and on plants. (AP Photo/CDC) WASHINGTON (AP) — [&hellip...

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Maine town’s agony prolonged in prostitution case

October 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A pedestrian crosses Route 1 in downtown Kennebunk, Maine, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Curious residents in this seaside community may have to wait to learn which of their friends and neighbors stand accused of giving business to a fitness instructor charged with...

Romney criticizes Biden on consulate attack

October 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets his vice presidential running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., at Port Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) RICHMOND,...

Ryan asked for federal help as he championed cuts

October 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Supporters of Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin, gather at the Holiday Inn Express in Janesville, Wis. to watch his debate with Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/The Janesville Gazette, Mark...

FACT CHECK: Slips on Libya, Syria, auto bailout

October 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin participate in the vice presidential debate at Centre College, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, in Danville, Ky. (AP Photo/Pool-Rick Wilking) WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice...

CDC: Meningitis outbreak growing, 14 people dead

October 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This undated image made available by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the Exserohilum rostratum fungus. The CDC said Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 tests have shown Exserohilum fungus in 10 people sickened in the current fungal meningitis...

Turkey: Syrian plane was carrying ammunition

October 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 photo, a Free Syrian Army fighter hurls a grenade at Syrian Army positions in the Karmal Jabl district of Aleppo, Syria. (AP Photo/ Manu Brabo) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Escalating tensions with Russia, Turkey defended its...

Mailing a letter to cost a penny more next year

October 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Dec. 5, 2011, photo, a customer places first class stamps on envelopes at a U.S. Post Office in San Jose, Calif. It’ll cost another penny to mail a letter in 2013. The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service said Thursday that it will...

FBI seeks help in finding missing Colorado girl

October 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Police search near the 9800 block of Alkire St. on the west side of Stanley Lake in Arvada, Colo., during the ongoing search for missing 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. Police are not saying whether a body found in Pattridge Park on...

Calif. man behind film denies probation violations

October 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Sept. 27, 2012, file courtroom sketch shows Mark Basseley Youssef, right, talking with his attorney Steven Seiden in court. Youssef, who was behind an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East, is expected to be asked by a...